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Dr. William Ellis, MD

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Dr. William Ellis, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in El Cerrito, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 54 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Washington University Med School and is affiliated with Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus and Ucsf Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland.

Dr. Ellis works at Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center in El Cerrito, CA with other offices in San Jose, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, Corte Madera, CA, Gilroy, CA, Roseville, CA and San Francisco, CA. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center
    6500 Fairmount Ave Ste 2, El Cerrito, CA 94530 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (510) 640-8529
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    Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center
    2211 Moorpark Ave Ste 200, San Jose, CA 95128 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (408) 279-6999
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    Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center
    112 La Casa Via Ste 360, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 935-2070
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    Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center
    100 Tamal Plz Ste 105, Corte Madera, CA 94925 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center
    9360 N Name Uno Ste 210, Gilroy, CA 95020 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (408) 706-2501
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    Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center
    700 Sunrise Ave Ste A, Roseville, CA 95661 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (916) 780-1844
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    Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center
    111 Maiden Ln, San Francisco, CA 94108 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

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  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
  • Ucsf Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

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    Jan 08, 2019
    Doctor Ellis and his staff were wonderful. I got all the information I needed and had my surgery done. It was a very good choice.
    — Jan 08, 2019
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    About Dr. William Ellis, MD

    Specialties
    • Ophthalmology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 54 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1619029352
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • National Heart Institute
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Stanford Med Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Duke Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Washington University Med School
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University Of California, Berkely
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. William Ellis, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Ellis is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Ellis has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Ellis has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Ellis works at Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center in El Cerrito, CA with other offices in San Jose, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, Corte Madera, CA, Gilroy, CA, Roseville, CA and San Francisco, CA. View the full addresses on Dr. Ellis’s profile.

    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Ellis. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ellis.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Ellis, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Ellis appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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